This is a fantastic addition to the facilities at Nirvana Spa – I believe it’s the first of its kind in the country. For someone like me who has just had hip joint replacement surgery, the combination of the depth of the pool, the buoyancy from the added salt and the heated water, means it is a great and safe environment for my rehabilitation exercises…
Living with Osteoarthritis
Regaining movement and flexibility in the Dead Sea Salt Therapy Pool
The fact is that I will never be “cured” of the Osteoarthritis, but, with this new facility I can concentrate on maintaining the flexibility and increasing the amount of movement in my affected joints. The strengthened muscles gained are also protecting the joints, so delaying the need for major surgery.
I believe my movement and flexibility are already improving and I expect this to continue. I intend to include the pool in my weekly exercise routine programme.
Exercise to ease pain and rehabilitate joint
After shoulder injury
I have been suffering with a constant pain in my neck and shoulder for about two years and traditional physio and land based exercises have had little impact in reducing the discomfort. In the Dead Sea Salt Therapy pool I am able to complete a wide range of exercises and stretches. I notice that my range of movements in the pool is greater and with regular sessions over the last few weeks I am starting to notice an improvement in my posture and an increase in flexibility in the joint. The day after exercising is uncomfortable but overall I am experiencing slightly less pain.
Using the Pool Pod to access the Dead Sea Salt Therapy Pool
I was both excited and terrified to be the first person to use the Pool Pod to enter the Dead Sea Salt pool. I needn’t have worried; thanks to the friendly and confident staff and the incredible pool pod machine the whole experience was magical…
The Hydrotherapy and Balneotherapy pools prove invaluable to Will Satch
In December 2018, Olympic Champion and Nirvana Spa member, Will Satch tore his pectoralis major tendon from his shoulder whilst on training camp. Just two years after he stroked the men’s eight to glory in Rio, Will found himself facing a long road to recovery…